A Genetic Key to CWD Management?

Jacob, a master student in the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a member of the Novakofski & Mateus Chronic Wasting Disease Lab, explains the importance of examining the Prion protein gene to evaluate differences in genetic vulnerability to CWD for susceptible species like white-tailed deer in his article entitled “A Genetic Key to CWD Management? This article appears in the Outdoors Illinois Wildlife Journal. Read the whole story here.

Great work Jacob!!!